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- St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador

Research Centre: Ocean, Coastal and River Engineering
With the rapid growth of oil and gas development off Canada's east coast, and as economic and political interests in the Arctic increase, the ability for seagoing vessels and offshore structures to operate safely in Canadian waters remains of critical importance. The use of predictive strategies continues to be a crucial tool in avoiding collisions and protecting existing structures in waterways saturated with icebergs, ice build-up and other formidable obstacles.